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Letter ReferenceLevine Collection/6
ArchiveRonald Levine Collection, Johannesburg
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date18 March 1888
Address FromGrand Hotel, Alassio, Italy
Address ToLondon Institution, Finsbury Circus, City, London
Who ToLibrarian, London Institution
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The Project is grateful to Ronald Levine for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of the Ronald Levine Collection. The date of the postcard is provided by the postmark and the address it was sent to and the name of the addressee are on its front.
1Grand Hotel
5Would you very kindly send me as soon as possible the work on
6Anthropoid apes in the Inter=Science Series. I should feel it a
7special favour if you could send it me very shortly as I much require
8it. I return one vol: of Newton’s life & the reviews. I have still one
9vol. of Gibbon, & one of Newton.
11Olive Schreiner
13^Would you also kindly send me the 3rd vol of Gibbon’s “?Roman Empire”^
The books referred to are: Robert Hartmann (1880) Anthropoid Apes With Illustrations London: International Scientific Series; Edward Gibbon (1776-1787) The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire London: Macmillan; David Brewster (1888, new edition) The Life of Sir Isaac Newton London: Gall and Inglis.